Descending the Dragon: My Journey Down the Coast of Vietnam

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Sometimes the longest journey begins with great patience. When Jon Bowermaster proposed an 800-mile kayak expedition along Vietnam s northern coastline, the country s government initially responded, "That will be quite impossible." Negotiation saved the day, and Jon Bowermaster and his team of fiveincluding a Vietnamese-American woman who had fled Saigon as a child on the final day of war in 1975completed an unprecedented voyage, seeing Vietnam and its people in a brand new light. One-third of Vietnam s 80 million citizens ...

Descending the Dragon: My Journey Down the Coast of Vietnam 2008, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781426203046

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